Yokogawa Opens Manufacturing Centre at SPARK Digital Hub

  • April 13, 2021
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Yokogawa Opens Manufacturing Centre at SPARK Digital Hub
Yokogawa Opens Manufacturing Centre at SPARK Digital Hub

DHAHRAN: Process control and industrial automation provider Yokogawa has launched its state-of-the-art technology manufacturing center at the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) Digital Hub.

The 12,000 m2 facility will manufacture internationally bench-marked analyzer systems, transmitters and control systems panel assemblies to meet domestic demand as well as for export to GCC, Middle East & Africa. Projects within the Kingdom and the region will benefit from the facility through faster turnaround in shipment, availability of local support, and better costs.

The facility is equipped with a full suite of testing equipment which ensures that the highest level of quality is maintained throughout the manufacturing process.

As the first ever analyzer OEM investment in Saudi Arabia for analyzer system integration, the center will also provide localized analyzer system integration facilities to the Middle Eastern and African region.
The new facility will boost Yokogawa’s pressure and temperature transmitter manufacturing capacity in the Kingdom from 10,000 to 20,000 transmitters annually.

In addition to facilitating Saudi Arabia’s oil, gas and chemical production and export of high-end technologies to the rest of the world, the centre will contribute to Saudi Vision 2030 by promoting a knowledge-based economy and local value maximization.

About Spark – King Salman Energy Park

King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) is being developed to capture the full economic value from energy-related goods and services in Saudi Arabia and throughout the region – localizing value creation through dedicated industrial development. SPARK is operated and anchored by Saudi Aramco, which will build its Drilling & Workover Headquarters in SPARK, as well as operate its Procurement & Supply Chain Management Center from this hub. SPARK is attracting industrial investors across five strategic sectors: Upstream, Downstream, Petrochemicals, Power, Water and Wastewater.

About Yokogawa

Founded in 1915, Yokogawa engages in broad-ranging activities in the areas of measurement, control, and information. The industrial automation business provides vital products, services, and solutions to a diverse range of process industries including oil, chemicals, natural gas, power, iron and steel, and pulp and paper. With the life innovation business, the company aims to radically improve productivity across the pharmaceutical and food industry value chains. The test & measurement, aviation, and other businesses continue to provide essential instruments and equipment with industry-leading precision and reliability. Yokogawa co-innovates with its customers through a global network of 114 companies spanning 62 countries, generating US$3.7 billion in sales in FY2019.

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